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Dive Review of Pacific Rim Divers/Worldmark @ Kona in
Hawaii/Kona

Pacific Rim Divers/Worldmark @ Kona, Aug, 2002,

by Rebecca Maldonado, CA, USA . Report 267.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Mexico
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 7
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 3 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 5 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments This was our second dive trip to Kona in which we used Pacific Rim Divers (they came highly rated in Undercurrents previously). Pacific Rim Divers uses a 6-pack boat, so the service is very personalized. Patrice is a great divemaster, and is able to work with both novice as well as experienced divers. They are very accomodating to what the divers want to see and do. We requested turtles, sharks and lava tubes, and got all three, with some dolphin pods thrown in for fun. The surface-interval brownies are worth writing about, too. Pacific Rim Divers gets our business every time we go to Kona!
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